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Test Flight Planned This Year For Another Stealth Aircraft

June 15 2012


A fourth Sukhoi T-50 fifth-generation Russian stealth fighter is expected to fly this year, RIA Novosti reports.

The president of United Aircraft Corp., which builds the plane, made the announcement on Thursday.

The first production standard T-50 is due to enter service with the Russian air force by 2015, he said. The service plans to acquire 60 fighters.

The T-50, also known as the PAK-FA, first flew in January 2011.

India, which is co-developing the aircraft, will also...

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